j heath <>
Mon, 16 Jun 1997 19:11:35 GMT
>From the 16th July I am planning an 18 day birding trip covering the Darwin
Area, Howard Springs, Fogg Dam, Kakadu (East Alligator, Malabanbanju, Yellow
Water Billabong), Waterfall Creek, Katherine Gorge and Victoria River
Crossing sites. I would be grateful to receive any specific site details in
trying to locate any of the more difficult to see species in these areas.
Any useful hints regarding camping / motels etc. would be most welcome.
Key species are as follows:
Emu - UK birders do not seem to see this around Darwin ???
Letter Winged Kite - just a vagrant ?
Bush & Beach Thick-Knees
Red Necked Avocet - vagrant ?
Banded Fruit Dove
White / Chestnut Quilled Rock Pigeon
Any Owl/Frogmouth stakeouts
Purple Crowned Fairy Wren
White Throated Grasswren
Carpentarian Grasswren - I guess out of range?
Many thanks to anyone who takes the time and trouble to respond.
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